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/ Veit Arlt

Klangbasel Festival at the Centre for African Studies

Siya Makuzeni
The Centre for African Studies hosts three concerts with artists from South Africa at its premises.

In the homely foyer of our historical premises on Rheinsprung 21 ("kleine Augustinerschütte") we feature three concerts with artists from South Africa. A fourth concert will take place at the the bird's eye jazz club.

14.09.2018, 20:30 Siya Makuzeni's Ippyfuze
The amazing vocalist from Johannesburg navigates the space between Rock and Jazz combining traditional technique with electronics.

15.09.2018, 18:00 Paul Hanmer & Derek Gripper feat. Hopkinson Smith - between Desert Blues and Baroque
Chamber music of a different kind - guitarist Derek Gripper and pianist Paul Hanmer explore the music of Mali with classical western instrumentation.

15.09.2018, 20:30 The Swiss South African Jazz Quintet (the bird's eye jazz club)
A long lasting and exciting cooperation between North and South

16.09.2018, 16:00 Derek Gripper & Hopkinson Smith - en encounter of J.S. Bach, Ballaké Sissoko and Toumani Diabaté
Between Baroque and West African music traditions - chamber music of a different kind

Info: www.klangbasel.ch